Dedalo avails itself of qualified guides and experienced tour leaders in the main foreign languages (English, French, German and Spanish), art historians and teaching skilled able to offer quality services for each target and need.
Customized half day or full day guided tours
The first time in Pavia
Pavia, with its cathedral’s dome, overlook the surrounding country and, like a chest, on the Ticino banks preserves its treasures. The tour along the Roman path in the city centre lead to discover the ancient capital of the Lombards, the wonderful San Michele and San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro churches, the medieval towers, the Visconti’s cotto architectures and the fourteenth-century University, renovated during the Age of Enlightenment.
Pavia and the Certos
In the footsteps of the Visconti family: from the Visconti Castle, seat of a refined court which hosted Francesco Petrarca, to the Carmine Church, example of Gothic-Lombard style, to the elegant Piazza della Vittoria porticoes and broletto, and to the Covered Bridge, majestic entrance of the city. Symbol of the Visconti richness is the complex of the Certosa monument: a spiritual and worship place, masterpiece of the Renaissance art.
The first time in Vigevano
Vigevano ducal city: the square, the Bramante tower, the Cathedral, the main churches and the Visconteo-Sforzesco Castle with the stables, the blacksmith place, the falconry, the dames’ Loggia, the covered road and the underground passage.
For one day tours, it is possible to have a packed lunch.
The first time in Pavia: the Visconti Castle, Piazza della Vittoria, Piazza Duomo, the Medieval towers, the University, San Michele and San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro churches, the Covered Bridge on the Ticino river.
Vigevano ducal city: the square, the Bramanti tower, the Cathedral, the main churches and the VIsconteo-Sforzesco Castle with the stables, the blacksmith place, the falconry, the dames’ Loggia, the covered road and the underground passage.
The Certosa and its Museum: the triumph of the Renaissance art, visiting the monastic complex and the rooms in Palazzo Ducale hosting the plaster casts gallery, paintings and sculptures coming from the monastery.
Green itineraries: naturalistic guided tours in the Ticino park, Bosco dei Ronchi – fraz. Sforzescca di VIgevano (PV); La Fagiana, natural oriented reserve – Pontevecchio di Magenta (MI); Lanca di Motta – Motta Visconti (MI.
Pavia of the Lombards and the Lombard section: religious buildings of Lombard foundation in the streets of the ancient capital. Arms, jewels and scuptures of this historical people kept in the civic museum rooms.